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Ewa Szlachetka, Partner

Ewa Szlachetka



Polish, English

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Ewa Szlachetka is an attorney at law and a partner at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. She heads the M&A and capital markets practices. 

She specializes in corporate law and M&A transactions, including acquisitions of public companies and restructuring of capital groups. She also handles transactions by private equity and venture capital funds. She has many years of professional experience at renowned law firms advising business clients.

She is the author of numerous publications and a speaker at conferences and workshops on corporate law and capital markets, including acquisitions of public companies and methods of defense against hostile takeovers.

She completed the program in English and European law at the British Law Centre conducted at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw in conjunction with the University of Cambridge. She also completed postgraduate studies in international commercial law at the University of Kent in the UK.

The IFRL 1000 guide has recognized Ewa Szlachetka as one of the leading lawyers specializing in corporate and M&A. In 2017 and 2018 she was named as one of the leading lawyers specializing in M&A transactions in the Legal 500 guide.

Recent projects

  • Advising the founders in Abris Capital Partners investment in Polish fillers and cosmeceuticals producer ITP S.A
  • Legal and tax consultancy for shareholders of family businesses in a regulated industry in connection with the negotiation of an investment agreement and the sale of shares to a financial investor
  • Advising the founders of Quedex Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange in negotiations of term sheets and investment agreements as well as regulatory issues
  • Representing Perma-Fix Medical in a reverse acquisition transaction and listing of new shares on the NewConnect market
  • Legal assistance to AIG as the insurer of numerous transactions involving sale of shares or enterprises
  • Advising Milestone Medical in the process of entering NewConnect and the initial public offering in connection with the planned transition to the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange
  • Advising UAB Baltic Champs Group on the interpretation of Polish regulations on tender offers for sale of shares of foreign companies listed on the WSE

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